Vegetables and fruit are not only rich in essential vitamins and minerals and fibre; they’re also rich in compounds called phytochemicals that provide Continue reading
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One of the most widely used color additives comes from an unexpected source. Cochineal extract (also known as carmine or carminic acid) is made from the dead bodies of small bugs harvested mainly in Peru and the Canary Islands. The female Dactylopius Continue reading
Pounds of Food that Can Be Produced on an Acre of Prime Land
*40,000 Potatoes * 40,000 Onions
*30,000 Carrots * 50,000 Tomatoes
*60,000 Celery * 250 Beef
Source: Soil and Water, No.38, University of California Cooperative Extension.